Flappers

Topics: Flapper, Great Depression, Roaring Twenties Pages: 8 (293 words) Published: January 14, 2015
FLAPPERS
By: Justin Seamer, Fabian
Terrones , Luis Sanchez, and
Edgar Medina

WHAT IS A FLAPPER?
The term "flapper" first appeared in Great
Britain after World War I.
  It was there used to describe young girls it
was somewhat awkward in movement
because it had not entered womanhood
 Flappers were a “new breed” of women in the
western 1920’s era


A TYPICAL FLAPPER

 They

were known for bobbing their hair
 Wearing excessive make-up, drinking,
driving automobiles, smoking, and
casual sexual relationships.
 There behavior was outlandish.
 Flappers had a large interest for dancing

BEHAVIOR ON FLAPPERS
Being a Flapper was a trend in the roaring
twenties, 1920’s where some women
rebelled against some of society’s strict
expectations of females.
 Public behavior was often considered
inappropriate or too “out there”
 They talked in a common flapper slang


THE FLAPPER LOOK
They would go to clubs,
dances, and party’s
 They kept there hair
perfectly styled and frizz
free
 They had pale skin
because it was considered
more attractive
 They wore short skirts,
bobbed there head, and
listened to jazz


IN CONCLUSION
The word “Flapper” was
referred to as a young bird
trying to fly
 They dressed in French
fashions
 The Flapper era ended
after The Wall Street crash
and the great depression


WORKS CITED
Lowry, Helen Bullitt.
"On the Knees of Our College Girls" The New York
Times (February 2, 1922)
 James, A. E. "Her Majesty the Flapper" .
London Magazine (November, 1910)
 Rosenberg, Jennifer.
"Flappers in the Roaring Twenties" . About.com.
Retrieved April 4, 2010.
 Long, Bruce (ed.), Taylorology
: A Continuing Exploration of the Life and Death of
William Desmond Taylor
, Arizona State University.
 Lowry, Helen Bullitt.
"On the Knees of Our College Girls" The New York
Times (February 2, 1922)


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Cited: "On the Knees of Our College Girls" The New York
Times (February 2, 1922)
London Magazine (November, 1910)
 Rosenberg, Jennifer.
Retrieved April 4, 2010.
"On the Knees of Our College Girls" The New York
Times (February 2, 1922)
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